August 4, 2020

Police investigate after man’s body found riddled with bullets

Police are investigating an overnight shooting in which one man was found dead, his body riddled with bullets.

Investigators with the Vicksburg Police Department responded early Thursday morning to a call on Alfred Drive.

Police said officers were dispatched to a home on the 100 block of Alfred Drive, in the Hillcrest subdivision, for a reported shooting at approximately 3:20 a.m.

The victim, 26-year-old Andrew Prudhomme, was reportedly shot multiple times and died.

Thursday’s reported murder is Vicksburg’s fourth of the year. In 2019, Vicksburg reported three murders.